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Post-Doctoral Research Scientist - Molecular / Cell Biology

Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 7UU   •  Up to £30,600 per annum  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time


Post-Doctoral Research Scientist
Up to £30,600 per annum
3 years fixed term
35 hours per week

The Animal Health Trust is a leading veterinary research institute and registered Charity with the prime purpose of improving animal welfare through veterinary research, together with advanced clinical and educational commitment. It is internationally recognised as a centre of scientific excellence for veterinary research. Located on a beautiful green site location just four miles from Newmarket, our state of the art laboratories offer a challenging and rewarding environment in which to work.

We are currently seeking a post-doctoral scientist, for a 3 year fixed term position based at the Animal Health Trust, to work on a project to understand the genetic basis of fractures in Thoroughbreds using induced pluripotent stem cells.

A PhD in molecular / cell biology is required. We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills. Good molecular biology skills, including cell culture are essential. Previous experience in stem cell culture and/or RNA sequencing analysis would be an advantage.

We offer our staff a generous employer contribution pension scheme, death in service, free parking, staff discounts and basic 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply via the Animal Health Trust website.

Closing date: 18th April 2019
Interviews to be held: w/c 6th May 2019

Tags: Biology, Biomedical Science, Cell & Molecular Biology, Life Science, Laboratory, Research

Tags: Biology, Biomedical Science, Cell & Molecular Biology, Life Science, Laboratory, Research

  • Employer: Animal Health Trust
  • Updated: 20th March 2019
  • Expires: 18th April 2019

Animal Health Trust

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